I've been busyish being selfsufficientish

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I've been busyish being selfsufficientish

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I've been on holiday for the past few weeks and have had fun using up recycled materials and making jams and chutneys. I don't have much money but I've made do with either what I've found, got for free or at very little cost.
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Homemade quilt, made of donated material from friends and family and cheap offcuts from places such at Totnes market and Trago.
Homemade quilt, made of donated material from friends and family and cheap offcuts from places such at Totnes market and Trago.
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Homemade natural soap, curing in the airing cupboard and ready at the beginning of September.
Homemade natural soap, curing in the airing cupboard and ready at the beginning of September.
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Homemade Scarf made from recycled material from Liskeard scrapstore.
Homemade Scarf made from recycled material from Liskeard scrapstore.
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Homemade Bunting made of recycled material from the scrapstore.
Homemade Bunting made of recycled material from the scrapstore.
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Preserves so far: A38 Sloe jam, upside down tomato chutney, Ikea bag pickled beetroot, Morrison's roundabout Sloe jelly, Liskeard Skate park Damson jam.
Preserves so far: A38 Sloe jam, upside down tomato chutney, Ikea bag pickled beetroot, Morrison's roundabout Sloe jelly, Liskeard Skate park Damson jam.
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Post: # 206169Post Green Aura »

Great stuff, you have been busy. :thumbright: Back to work for a rest? :lol:
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I like the bunting! Very good idea.

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Post: # 206177Post Milims »

Oh I so wish I was good at sewing! I love the quilt!
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It won't make us rich
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Post: # 206211Post Susie »

I love absolutely everything, well done!
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Post: # 206213Post growingthings »

Looks fantastic! I've been busy on my sewing machine - but not THAT busy! :lol:

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Post: # 206240Post MuddyWitch »

Great Stuff! (LOVE the quilt!)

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Post: # 206256Post Keaniebean »

I thinks it's all fabulous, but you know that already, :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :thumbright:
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Post: # 206324Post spider8 »

I envy you the airing cupboard space, ours is pathetic! Lovely quilt. When we moved house I got rid of a huge bag of material pieces and boy, do I regret it now :( . We had so much stuff to move we had to get rid of loads......but the charity shops did well out of us. Now trying to re-stock but it takes time. Great bunting too :iconbiggrin: .
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